Revolutionary War Soldier, Lanty ArmstrongRevolutionary War , North Carolina &Tennessee
Lancelot Thomas Armstrong, also known as Lanty Armstrong, is a 6th Great Grandfather on my Sadler Kelley Pickering line.
Lanty Armstrong listed in the taxables of Capt. George Wilson's Company, 1791 & 1792, of Greene Co TN. He was the first magistrate in the Rheatown section of Greene Co, TN. Served on the first Grand jury in Greeneville TN.
BOTH LANCELOT AND LANTY ARE THE SAME MAN As found in the D.A.R. website:
“”ARMSTRONG, LANCELOT Ancestor #: A134818
Service: NORTH CAROLINA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Service Description: 1) PAID FOR SERVICES RENDERED
1) SS : NC REV ARMY ACC'T VOUCHER #1799
Residence: NORTH CAROLINA “” AND
ARMSTRONG, LANTY, DAR ANCESTOR # A206075 Service: NORTH CAROLINA Rank(s): CIVIL SERVICE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: (CIRCA) 1735 Death: (POST) 14 Sep 1801 KNOX CO TENNESSEE
Service Source: HAUN, NC REV ARMY ACCTS, VOL I, PART II, P 180; PRUITT, TN LAND ENTRIES, WASHINGTON CO, P 84; BURGNER, GREENE CO TN MINUTES OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS 1783-1795, PP 2, 3
Service Description: 1) PAID FOR SERVICES RENDERED; TOOK OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TO MAKE LAND ENTRY,
2) WASHINGTON CO, 1778; JUROR, ASSESSOR, GREENE CO, 1783
In the book ‘Tennessee Soldiers in the Revolution,’ on page 14 of the Index:
“”Armstrong, Lancelot; Vol. I, Folio 1, Page 4
Armstrong, Lanty; Vol. I, Folio 13, Pages 2 & 4””
As taken from North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, unpublished, in the State Archives at Raleigh, N.C. In the book Tennesseans in the Revolution, Residing in Washington and Sullivan Counties, An account of specie certificates paid into the comptrillers offfice for lands in North Carolina taken from accounts of Anthony Bledsoe, Edmund Williams and Landon Carter, lists Lancelot Armstrong Vol I, page 1, folio 4 and Lanty Armstrong Vol I, page 13, folio 2 & Vol I, page 13, folio 4. Means that Lancelot Armstrong was a member of the Washington County Regiment, N.C. Militia.
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